responsum etymology

Latin word responsum comes from Latin sponsare, Latin re-, Latin re (About, regarding, with reference to.)

Detailed word origin of responsum

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sponsare Latin (lat)
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
re Latin (lat) About, regarding, with reference to.
respondere Latin (lat)
responsum Latin (lat) Answer, response.

Words with the same origin as responsum

Descendants of re-
recens remedium retinere rursus